Molecular Pathology & Genomics

Second person to be clear of HIV

A UK patient’s HIV has become “undetectable” following a stem cell transplant – in the second case of its kind.

“POCT benefits patients and cuts costs”

On-site pathology testing is allowing remote Australians to receive effective emergency medical treatment, while saving millions, according to researchers.

Detecting atrial fibrillation

Could routine screening for atrial fibrillation be in the pipeline? Jonathan Mant is leading the programme that he hopes will be the catalyst.

Hens that lay human proteins in eggs offer future therapy hope

Chickens that are genetically modified to produce human proteins in their eggs can offer a cost-effective method of producing certain types of drugs, research suggests.

NHS to launch paid-for genomics tests

Healthy people in England will be able to pay the NHS to sequence their genes, on condition they share their data.

Biomarker for genome instability

Elevated levels of a protein called ubiquilin-4 can be a biomarker for genome instability, a Tel Aviv University study shows.

Combining optical, ultrasound technology

Researchers are developing a novel biomedical imaging system that combines optical and ultrasound technology to improve diagnosis of life-threatening diseases.

Is depression genetic?

Andrew McIntosh discusses an international research study, which analysed genetic data from more than two million people.

Reflections of a Quality Manager pt.1

Mairiead MacLennan looks back over the changes in diagnostic laboratory accreditation that have come into force over recent years.

My lab: molecular pathology services

Clinical Scientist and Molecular Pathology Lead Siobhan Taylor gives a guided tour of the laboratory at Gloucestershire Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust.

The future is genomic

Now the 100,000 Genomes Project has hit its target, what comes next? We look at whether we are on the cusp of a genomic revolution.

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